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A House Divided: March, 2013

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Spring cleaning for Civil War historic sites

The annual Civil War Trust Park Day, begun in 1996, is scheduled for April 6.

By Linda Wheeler  |  02:16 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Civil War pensions still being paid

Reporter finds that benefits are still being paid to two children of Civil War veterans.

By Linda Wheeler  |  02:24 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 03/17/2013

Interpretive center at Kelly’s Ford opens today

First large cavalry battle of the Civil War took place at the Culpeper site on St. Patrick’s Day 1863.

By Linda Wheeler  |  12:01 AM ET, 03/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Slavery expert to speak at Lincoln Cottage

James Oakes, winner of the 2012 Lincoln Prize, will speak in D.C. on March 21.

By Linda Wheeler  |  11:59 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Rare Mary Lincoln letter is sold

She was seeking a babysitter.

By Linda Wheeler  |  12:31 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Modern day flu feels like the Civil War soldiers’ ague

Its symptoms were similar to the flu: fever, chills and fatigue.

By Linda Wheeler  |  01:27 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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